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obama's nominees to the d.c. circuit court of appeals. the move short-circuits filibusters on most presidential nominees except for those from the u.s. supreme court. >> important and most dangerous >> the most important and most dangerous restructuring of rules since thomas jefferson wrote them. enough is enough. >> this is too important to keep falling prey day after day to washington politics. >> we are approaching a slippery slope that will destroy the vy unique aspect of this institutioion called the united states senate. >> i'm wonderg if senator mccain has a point. will the senate begin to resemble the house? >> it will. you will see a marked increase in partisanship. the filibuster was not used and the republicans have abused it and overused it aand trivialized it. and the grgreat civil rights fit of 1964, the difference betwtwen then and now was found in the vote. they were 29 vos to keep the filibuster going against this -- the civil rights act of 1964. 24 of those were cast by democrats. the parties were not polarized. they are now polarized. you have a s senate majoty.
for discount, go to the independent dealers instead of the big national chains. >> we learn to the obama administration has delayed another key portion of the affordable care act. the way small businesses provide coverage to their employees. political reporter is here to explain. upthey can still sign through a broker or insurer. the online option is being put off for year. they cannot as easily compare plans or shop around. it is another setback. president obama was the stowing his blessing upon it rubble of thanks giving turkeys today. >> i will give them right -- give them a break. >> he is looking for a break these days. three more before the self- imposed deadline for working website. there is some good news. the interest in signing up is notable when looking at well -- how well the state run programs are doing. on the federal side another major delay today. theing off for another year launch of an online exchange for small businesses to cover employees. another broken promise, it tweeted speaker boehner. leaving americans what is next, adding he bit off more than he could chew. bur
. >> it is a historic deal, an agreement that president obama says will make the world safer. >> a future in which we can verify that iran's nuclear program is peaceful. agreesr the plan, iran to roll back and freeze its nuclear program, eliminate stockpiles of near grade uranium. after 10 years, an agreement has been reached at this level. >> in exchange, the u.s. and its partners will lift sanctions. kerryary of state john says the deal is not about trust, but verification. >> you don't do this on the basis of somebody's statements to you. you do it on the basis of actions that can be verified. >> the ultimate goal, to permanently cap iran's nuclear program. >> this is hitting the pause button, not the delete program -- button. kerry says this means allies like israel are safer. we are concerned that this deal that came out of geneva is a bad deal and does not attain that goal. >> some members of congress are skeptical. >> we trusted the irradiance before, just like the north koreans, on nuclear issues -- iranians, just like the north koreans, on nuclear issues. they say the clock is running. in th
the shooting was random. >> another delay for the affordable health care act. the obama administration is delaying the enrollment for small business owners for a year. potentially this means that those owners will have time to shop around and compare plans. some say it is another blow for trouble back. >> that is for the online sign- up portion. they can sign up through patient, -- an agent, a broker, or an insurer. more of bad news for the president's signature plan. another stunner for the country's already battered health care law. it is a delay for small businesses. >> delays, delays. >> the white house is saying another year before businesses can enroll online. three days before president obama's self-imposed two repair the website. the feds are trying to lower expectations trade >> to be clear, november 30 is not represent a relaunch of healthcaret.gov. it is not a magical day. >> the spanish language version does not work right yet. users are told to call a phone center. 30% of hispanics are not insured. who do not have insurance, what are they supposed to do right now? i am dis
with more. tahman? >> john, good morning to you. the obama administration say this is is an important first step. over the week end, president obama phoned the israeli prime minister. and secretary of state john kerry will meet with more members of congress. they clinched the deal. iran and six world powers reached agreement to halt iran's nuclear program. >> israel will be safer. the region will be safer. iran's 20% you ra-- uranium wil be destroyed. >> in return, the u.s. and allies will ease some economic sanctions, about $7 billion worth. many are skeptical that iran will change. >> it's an historic mistake. >> reporter: israel condemned the deal. some members of congress expressed doubts. >> i would caution the president from overselling the deal. it's not a full dismantling of their program. >> reporter: before the geneva meeting, the administration held secret talks with iran. a longer term deal should require iran give up its ability to enrich uranium. >> i thing you'll see on capitol hill again, a bipartisan effort to make sure this is not the final agreement. >> reporter: the obam
and other things to the homeless population. the white house released the holiday edition of president obama's weekly address. >> on behalf of all of the obama's, michelle, malia, sasha him a bow and the newest member of our family, sunny, i want to wish you a happy and healthy thanksgiving. >> the president went on to say he is thankful and is thankful for the military and their families. the first family will spend the holiday today hanging out with loved ones, eating good food and watching football. a reminder for metro customers -- buses and trains are operating on a sunday schedule trade that means metro rail will close at midnight. fares will be in effect all day and parking will be free at metro operated facilities. there is no track work going on this weekend. new accusations involving the national security agency. country iswhich accused of allowing the u.s. to spy during a high-profile summit? plus, caught on hanrahan -- a hostage standoff and shootout. learn how long it lasted and how it ended. we also have newly released video showing the intensity of recent tornadoes in the midw
sunday. president obama says the six- month accord is an important first step toward a comprehensive solution. >> today, that diplomacy opened up a new path toward a world that is more secure. a future in which we can verify that iran's nuclear program is peaceful and that it cannot build a nuclear weapon. >> iran agreed to curb its nuclear activities while crippling sanctions are eased. nothe iranian nation does seek nuclear weapons. >> in congress, there is concern on both sides of the aisle that this deal could by iran more time to develop a nuclear weapon. >> we are concerned as to whether iran will give up -- live up to these commitments. >> we trusted the iranians before just like the north koreans on nuclear issues. what have we gotten for it? hide theirue to development of these weapons. >> israel is dead set against a deal with iran. hashis is a regime that consistently talked about wiping my country off the map. they have consistently called israel a cancer that has to be removed. we would be irresponsible not to take those threats seriously. be aime minister would responsi
obama. 30 minutes long. the white house describing it as, quote, a useful discussion. so, what does iran have to give up and was it worth it for america?c's terry moran tonight. >> reporter: the smiles and hand shakes told the story. they think they did a very big deal. so does president obama, who hailed the work of the negotiators. >> that opened up a new path toward a world that is more secure. >> reporter: under the deal, iran agreed to freeze its nuclear program, destroy its dangerous near weapons grade fuel and allow daily monitoring of key facilities by international inspectors. in return, the u.s. and allies agreed to ease some economic sanctions. about $7 billion worth, but leave most others still in force. and the whole deal is temporary. six months for negotiators to hammer out a final agreement, which will be much more difficult to get done. on "this week," secretary of state john kerry argued this deal is plenty tough on iran and reversible. >> and if they are not prepared to do the things necessary to be able to have a peaceful program, truly peaceful, and provable, as such
for the obama care website tonight and the worry about what could happen this weekend. >>> recipe for disaster, thanksgiving dinner and the biggest cause of house fires over the holiday. >>> america strong, the superstar chef who traded his luxury restaurant for a soup kitchen. >>> good evening. diane is off tonight, 43 million americans are on the move. across the country the long thanksgiving weekend got off to a hectic start, weather forcing more than 200 flight cancellations today because of snow, ice and wind. in north carolina a tornado blew the roof off this condominium, snapped trees and downed power lines. look at the map tonight, most of the trouble in the northeast, parts of the country bracing for more cold and wind on the way. our extreme weather team is tracking it all and we begin with abc's meteorologist ginger zee. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, george. who doesn't love a nice, cold rain to kick off the holiday. behind me you can see the balloons into will go up tomorrow like we will be talking about in a bit. first i want to show you the wreck that this storm left b
to exchain its actions. >>> president obama has his thanksgiving message for the nation. he gave thanks to the troops and their families for the sacrifice. he called ten members to deliver that message personally to them. and he sat down with abc's barbara walters. >> mr. president, do you have a thanksgiving message? >> there's a lot of people out there who work hard every day, do right by their families. but are still working through some of their ravages of that big recession that we had. my message to them is, know that every day i'm going to be working as hard as i can on your behalf. americans, i think, deep down, care about each other. and want to do the right thing. >> the first family volunteered at a charity on wednesday, they were yesterday at the white house, with other family members visiting from chicago. >>> and tonight on a special edition of "20/20," barbara walters asks president obama about the rough rollout of his health care plan. and when he thinks the u.s. will elect a first female president. that's coming up at 10:00 eastern time tonight. >>> speaking of u.s. tro
there will probably only be 6,000 to 10,000 troops that remain. although president obama has not made a firm decision on that. those troops would be there only to continue training afghan troops and to conduct counterterrorism operations against remnants of allocate tachlt how long will they be there? the agreement says they can stay for another ten years. but the administration insists it will be nowhere near that long. one thing that may surprise people is that this is what troops on the ground i visited with earlier this year in afghanistan want. they want to stay long enough to make sure the afghans are capable of fighting terror on their own. after all the sacrifice, the pentagon does not want to just walk away. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >>> apple now the winner in another long-running patent dispute with samsung. a jury ordered sam stoung pay apple $290 million for copying features of the iphone and ipad in addition to the $640 million that samsung already owed apple from a previous trial. samsung is expected to appeal yesterday's verdict. >>> the electronics restrictions on airplan
. >> a man charged with sending ricin laced letters to president obama is in trouble again. he is accused of trying to send some from prison. deputies blamed paul curtis initially, but he was later cleared of the crime several months ago. he said the men have been fighting for years. >> an economic boost in time for the holidays. the outlet opens at 9:00 tomorrow morning. drivers can expect heavy traffic throughout the weekend. 20,000 cars tot the complex on friday a load. >> computers -- friday alone. >> the fcc is considering allowing phone calls at 10,000 feet, but not everyone is on board with the idea. some airlines said no to it. nationalve at reagan airport. >> for some being able to talk on cell phones while in flight would be convenient. or others having to listen to that conversation is quite aggravating. our obsession with electronics may soon take flight. the faa announced airlines may soon allow airlines to use laptops and cell phones without causing problems for pilots. they will need to be in airplane mode, but now they want to go one step further. the plan -- they are purs
.s. capitol. president obama, though you cannot see it here, has ordered all the flags on government buildings to be flown at half staff today. earlier this week, president obama visit president kennedy's gravesite. today, he is meeting with representatives from the peace corps, which president kennedy established. if the years ago, president kennedy was trying to shore up the lyrical support and texas -- 50 years ago, president kennedy was trying to shore up the lyrical support in texas. that was the reason or his visit. they got into the 1961 lincoln continental that carried them through the streets of dallas and into one of the nation's saddest chapters. alsoemembrance of that day includes some controversy. a sad day in dallas. >> you are exactly right, but many people are coming here to remember that day. let me tell you about the event that will be taking place. this is just minutes from now. organizers say this event will be pretty low key. it is going to be solemn. to describe it even more, they will have a moment of silence, and after that, bells will ring to mark the point when presid
breathe again. >> gives her life literally. >> and exclusive interviews -- president obama and first lady michelle give their first joint television interview this year with abc's barbara walters. >> announcer: this thanksgiving specia >>> good evening. i'm avencynthia mcfadden. happy thanksgiving to you. gratitude is the word of the day as thoreau once said my thanksgiving is perpetual. so of course it should be. some gifts are bigger than others. and the story we will tell you tonight, one mother any gift given in grief ended up saving another young woman's life. two families joined by an unbreakable bond. >> how have you been? >> lindsay and diana never would have thought that the day before thanksgiving they would share a few special moments together. sure they were both new yorkers, but from first glance they were from such different world that didn't seem to be any reason their paths would cross. >> i got my family and friend to write you letters and stuff. >> reporter: and yet they now have a connection as deep as they come. 26-year-old lindsay struggled for every breath she took.
white house christmas tree today. president obama and a visit from immigration protesters. gone 2.5 weeks without meeting. the senate is up for a vote. travelers where it was forced to turn around. >> we do need to return to manchester. >> they were forced to turn around after birds struck both engines. they did make it on a different plane. a to five hours later. a deadlyvestigating shooting that happened around 5:00 this morning. they were apparently shot during a fight after a party. and they will be fanning out tomorrow, searching for clues. flyerss will hand out where they were delivering mail when someone shot him last saturday. of 120 $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to the killer. volunteers coming to the rescue for puppies and children. and weeks after tornadoes devastated midwest community. it is all caught on video. >> a major explosion and fire lit up the sky and central missouri as a 30 inch gas pipe or ruptured. it could be seen 30 miles away. fortunately, no one was hurt, but several homes were evacuated as a precaution. are putting the finishing t
the travel mess throughout the night. >>> we move to washington and a brand new test for obama care. after that troubled launch, word today that the supreme court will consider a challenge from employees who say the law's requirement to cover contraception is a blow to their religion history. here's jim avila. >> reporter: hobby lobby plays christian music in its stores and sells some religious oriented gifts but mostly it's an arts and crafts shop. it's a business model that promotes a christian life-style and full birth control coverage mandated by obama care does not. >> we do everything we possibly can to be help to our employees of how they can structure their life based on biblical principles. >> reporter: the owners don't want to provide health insurance that pays for post exception birth control for its 25,000 employees, telling the supreme court, the so called contraception mandate violates their religion. >> my convictions enter into how we run our business. >> reporter: the first amendment guarantees individuals the right to practice their religion as they wish. now the supreme
the obama administration has to sell the plan to critics. israel, a key ally waste nod time calling the agreement an historic mistake. president obama phoned israeli leader benjamin netanyahu to discuss the deal. the spokesman says israel's skepticism about the intentions is understandable. >>> a different resnepgs iran. the agreement could lead to an easing of the crippling sanks. with more here's muhammad lila in teheran. >> he is hailed as a hero in iran. the sanctions regime will be broken iran's president says and look at this photo, rouhani kissing the forehead of a young girl, her father a nuclear scientist, assassinated the iranians say by foreign agents. we journey to iran seeing for ourselves the winds of change. here, over lunch, proud iranians share their surprising taste in music. >> what music do you guys listen to? >> lincoln park. even here listen to what these iranian skateboarders tell us. >> i hope the relationship gets better. maybe have a tool in usa. >> reporter: when iranians took the hostages in '79 the united states severed ties. >> in iran it is day 139 for
with the latest. >> president obama has not weighed in but other top democrats have and they are sharply divided. harry reid supports the bill. the senate armed services committee chairman carl levin strongly opposes it. today as the debate laid out on the senate for, we talked to a victim who fought back and is teaming up with senate advocates to try to change the system. the initiald was whistleblower in the tailhook scandal. >> i was attacked in a hotel hallway by probably several hundred naval aviators. >> she was a navy the tenant and was the first courageous enough to speak out. >> what happened to me in that assault was shocking and i was completely unprepared for that kind of behavior. criminal behavior. even worse is what happened when i described the attack and the event to my boss and he said that is what you get. >> he blamed her for choosing to be a woman in the military. now working with copland and the organization, protect our defenders, senator joe brand said some dond not get it. >> it is not about hook up culture. it is about a crime brutal and violent committed by someone who
, as they announced the deal in the wee hours, president obama then making a rare saturday night statement from the white house. >> today that diplomacy opened up a new path toward a world that's more secure. a future that we can verify that iran's nuclear program is peaceful. and it cannot build a nuclear weapon. >> we should say here, not everyone agrees that this deal will make the world safer. >>> let's go straight to abc's chief foreign correspondent terry moran, right there in geneva, watching this whole thing play out. terry, good morning. terry, walk us through the nuts and bolts of this deal first. >> reporter: okay, dan, what an extraordinary scene it was in the wee hours in that hotel behind me. after a marathon session -- here's what you need to know -- this is a temporary deal but still a big deal. iran has agreed to freeze much of its nuclear program and it has agreed to open up key nuclear facilities to daily inspections by international officials. what does iran get? money. $6 billion to $7 billion in sanctions relief. that's a small portion of the crippling sanctions that broug
celebrating with a traditional turkey dinner. president obama did sneak away for a little while phoning service men and women, the whole family marking the holiday overnight, giving out bags of food to families in need at the capital. >>> an exclusive tonight t the president and first lady telling barbara walters who they're thinking of on this thanksgiving. >> mr. president, do you have a thanksgiving message? >> there are a lot of people out there who work hard every day, do right by their family, but are still working through some of their ravages of that big recession that we had. my message to them is know that every day i'm going to be working as hard as i can on your behalf. >> i want americans to remember that even as we draw down our troops we still have men and women serving abroad. i just want america to keep those people close to their hearts and to serve them as well as they have served us. >> the president and first lady on this thanksgiving and tomorrow night here on a special edition of "20/20," barbara walters asking the president about the rough rollout of obama care a
be that i love and miss them and i will see them soon. >> reporter: president obama calling ten service members, thanking them and publicly sharing his gratitude for all who serve. for other families, a day shared around the table or watching the macy's thanksgiving day parade. >> i like everything about this. >> reporter: everything including those iconic balloons making their trek in new york city after almost left out but a of high winds. >> great call. worked out well. >> reporter: one more thing to be thankful for. >> happy thanksgiving! >> reporter: the only hiccup, the spiderman balloon bumped in to a tree outside of central park and part of it deflated but it was able to finish the parade. marci gonzalez, abc news, new york. >> thank you. >>> brooklyn nets coach jason kidd is lighter in the wallet this morning after fined for spilling a drink. the incident happened on wednesday night and kidd seems to say hit me to one of his players. it seems it is because he wanted to spill the drink on the court. the nets were out of outs and kidd used the break while the spill was cleaned up
this morning. >> a mississippi man charged with sending ricin-laced letters to president obama and other political individuals is in trouble again. he is trying for a second time to frame the man first arrested in the case. the new indictment says, while in prison, he tried to recruit someone to make more ricin. he framed paul curtis, who was initially charged, then cleared. >> 4:49, there is a mixed reaction to allow cell phone calls on airline flights. >> one person says the new rules are outdated and we should change them. people should be allowed to talk on cell phones when they were above 10,000 feet on altitude. >> if it is not interfering with anything, it would be great. you can contact your relatives. >> it can be annoying. it is a nice quiet area and you're so close to each other that listening to someone's problems online is not fun. >> if the proposal passes, it will be months before it takes effect. each airline will be able to decide about the calls. i agree with the girl on the plain. >> i think it would be something for business class. everybody else, keep it quiet in coa
. >> following several big stories included an agreement around nuclear program. hear what president obama said during a late-night a statement. the first of big winter blast hitting our area. some the coldest temperatures we have seen in a long time. some parts of our area saw snow flurries. some of the flurries coming down in arlington. look at that. steve rudin it's here. >> absolutely. the biggest story is not the flurries of but the cold weather on the way later on tonight into the day tomorrow. gusty wind. look at the satellite from belfort furniture weather center . many of you saw flurries early and they will continue mainly west. new a accumulation expected. look at temperatures. a look to the west. they are in the upper 20's. the windchill factor. it feels like the single digits, below zero in extreme western maryland. manassas. waking up early tomorrow morning for church or to walk the dog, it will be cold out there. the temperatures will be 18-30. the wind 20-30. upperl feel like the single digits. we'll talk about how long the cold weather will last. the travel forecast, wednesday
, you are encouraged to call police. president obama is in seattle for the start of a major fund- raising trip out west. the president will make seven appearances over the next rebate. he is expected to raise aliens for the democratic party and candidates running in next year's midterm elections. the white house says that the president called israeli prime minister netanyahu while he was traveling to the west coast. it was to discuss the deal with iran over its nuclear program. netanyahu is one of several leaders expressing doubt that the run can be trusted. chuck has more. >> it was hugs and kisses in geneva, switzerland as secretary of state john kerry and other foreign ministers congratulated one another on the deal. kerry defended the deal which does not require a run to dismantle its nuclear program. >> we will be negotiating. we will be negotiating the limitations. you can't always start where you want to wind up. to freeze its nuclear program and open its nuclear facilities to daily inspection by international officials. in return, the tehran regime gets $6 billion to $7 b
meals to people at home. >> president obama wished the nation a happy thanksgiving and had a special message for those serving overseas. >> we give thanks for our men and women in uniform and their families who are surely missing them very much today. we're grateful for their sacrifice too. >> the president called troops serving overseas. thousands of troops are spending this thanksgiving in afghanistan. service men and women lined up to have turkey and ham and the trimmings. they have spent the holiday in afghanistan since 2001. >> raiders, packers and lyons. sports highlights coming up and her weeks after reinjuring knee lindsay vonn ways in on whether she would be ready for >> families in washington, illinois spend this thanksgiving cleaning up. an ef 4 tornado ripped through destroying homes and businesses. the governor served a special meal today. the town received a $200,000 check from the chicago blackhawks hockey team. >> traveling with your pet got more expensive. southwest is raising the carry on ticket. the change goes into effect january 15. one week after u.s. olympian l
message from the house. the president, mr. obama, wished everyone a happy thanksgiving, especially those serving overseas. >> we're grateful for our troops overseas and their families without them, we're thankful for their sacrifice, too. >> 4:56 now. maybe you loaded up on thanksgiving food, as well, and you're looking for a way to work it off. the annual turkey burner today, it started in a few minutes and goes until 10:00 tonight. it is a day of group fitness classes and admission is 100% free. that's right, free. vantage fitness is just asking to you bring canned food for the capital food bank. >> the national harbor is inviting you and your family out today, as well. there is plenty of activity going op. the tanger outlets are inviting everyone out. there is a performance by a chesapeake concert. at 8:00, the national harbor will light its christmas tree. it is time to talk christmas. >> it is already time. >> regardless of how you feel about the black friday frenzy, there is one store owner taking a stand. >> she made a decision that landed her in a lot of trouble with corp rate bu
: new sanctions are being prepared. in the middle of the uproar, president obama seems ready to take a gamble for peace. >> we have the opportunity for a peaceful settlement. i believe we must test it. >> reporter: there have been months of top-secret direct talks between the u.s. and iranian officials. five meetings in all. proof of just what an incredible gamble and a high-stakes this one has been for president obama and his team. >> and for both sides. the iranian president was under great pressure to reach this deal as well. what are the thoughts on whether this can really lead to a new relationship between the united states and iran? >> reporter: you know, sthat the talk in the middle east. and around the world in diplomatic circles. the israeli media is worried about just that. is this a new middle east? if iran is no longer a pariah state, could bit be a u.s. partner? >> thanks, terry. >>> we begin with a developing story from south carolina. more than 200 amtrak passengers there have been stranded after a train heading from new york to new orleans derailed. seven cars came of
before us. two presidents paid tribute. first lady michelle obama and hillary clinton laying a wreath at kennedy's grave. in silent reflection, taps rang out. ♪ >> as the moving scene was under way at articlington national sem terror david muir was in ohio, at a plane that carried kennedy to dallas 50 years ago and then after shots rang out became a monument to a stunned and changed nation. david muir is here now. >> reporter: good evening from what they call kennedy's air force one. this is the plane that carried the president and the first lady. right here behind me is the doorway the president walked through one final time on that day in dallas, waving to the thousands who were gathered there to see him. as you point out tonight, we take you inside. >> reporter: president kennedy and the first lady emerging from air force one at love field november 22, 1963. thousands waiting. so many holding signs, welcome jack, we love you, jackie. and looming over them in nearly every image, the presidential jet that would soon play a far more profound role. so this it? kennedy's air force one
. >> it was so great. >> let's see what is coming up at 6:00. >> let's check in with gordon peterson. the obama administration delays to more deadlines. two more deadlines. we have new information on the tax problems that plague the d.c. owners of a well-known strip club. >> ok, you have got our attention. >> let's check in with doug and talk about this weekend. >> let's jump right into it. a couple of showers late through tonight. 57 in winchester, 67 in fredericksburg. this is the colder air moving in. shares have a few more -- showers. tomorrow night, it gets mighty chilly. 36.high on sunday only it will feel like it is in the 20's all day on sunday. 35 in the city and through the day tomorrow, they go up a bit, but they fall rapidly. 7:00 sunday morning, in the teens. there you see the changes. storm system on the coast will bring rain. a brand-new blog about thanksgiving travel weather. check it out. it is true confessions tonight on 20/20. show us whatovers really goes on behind the scenes. that's tonight at 10:00. the redskinse how are getting ready to handle their business. >> we have t
. >> now the obama administration has to sell this to critics. they have a deal with iran to have a six-month period of time to stop nuclear functions and add inspections. the plan has critics. >> i would caution them from overselling this deal because it is not a full dismantling of the program. >> israel calls it a historic mistake. capitol hill says they won't push to impose sanctions during the six-month agreement. the administration hopes to hammer out a longer-lasting, permanent deal. >> rich, thank you. time is now 5:16. an undecided race in the commonwealth is one step closer to being called in the attorney jen really's raus. -- general's raus. >> 5:17 now. d.c. congress member will do the bird give away. the event runs from 10:00 this morning to 2:00 at the dean wood recreation center. >> 5:17 now. time to talk a little bit of weather. autria and i said that yesterday we did the girls on the run 5k race. i think our producer brett was able to pull up pictures. this is the team from friendship public charter school northeast. brianne carter and i ran with them. on here is the th
health insurance marketplace for small businesses will be delayed by one year. the obama administration said it wants to make sure the health care website it's fixed first. the saturdays was to be the target date to have that website working. explain how this is the latest in the series of problems with this new here -- health care law. recount in the close attorney general race. votes make the difference. one thing can make the difference. we explain what that is. recount is set for mid- december and it will happen in each election district across the state. followed by the review and approval of a special recount in richmond. as fairfax county gets ready, the most attention will not be paid two ballots cap -- counted without a hitch but the ones that do not go through. rejected.ot has been it shows it as an under-vote. rex that is a ballot in which a voter in this case either did not vote for the attorney general or did not make their vote clear. like pointing to a name and marking this one or circling the name but not filling in the bubble. paper ballots are back in the mix thanks to
obama took a moment to wish the nation a happy thanksgiving. >> on behalf of all of the michelle, malia, sasha, bo, and the newest member wishr family sunny -- we you all a happy thanksgiving. of groups are serving service members. american troops have celebrated the holiday in afghanistan since 2001. >> ok. well they are having all the traditional staples like turkey, ham, stuffing, and green bean casserole of the white house, they also published the first of pies.menu that includes everything from huckleberry to apple, pumpkin, banana cream, coconut cream. there's something for everyone on the white house table today. not only was today thanksgiving, but the first full day of hanukkah. the first candle on the national menorah was lit tonight. it will run until december 5. we will not see hanukkah and thanksgiving fall again on the same day for another 170,000 years. >> so take note. meanwhile in new york city, good news for fans of the macy's parade. the wind rocked just in time to allow the planes to fly. andave more from manhattan on how people are celebrating. >> be weather nearly
people died in the november 17 out break. this week, president obama signed a disaster declaration for the counties hit hardest by those storms. >> it is 5:47. coming up new at 6:00 on good morning, washington, what cause this fireball that lit up the night sky and is visible for more than two dozen miles? plus, tis the season to score deals on your holiday purchases. a personal shopper to the stars is sharing her secrets. plus, singles in a family full of married couples can fuel holiday family gatherings. there is a new app to handle the barrage of questions about your marital status. that is new at 6:00. >> the steelers produced another hard-hitting controversial classic in the bitter rivalry. pit berg's bell and baltimore's smith were both shaken up on this helmet to helmet crash. that is hard-hitting. >> the coach stepped on the field. baltimore was age to grind out the win. >> and, the play-off hunt for the afc. >> a big football game. an earlierer game, treat was you can have tore i can't. dallas is one game -- were vik torous. dallas is one game ahead in the region. >> abc
to fix or try to fix the troubled healthcare.gov website. the obama administration says it has doubled its user capacity and eliminated many bugs. they say 2 million people should be able to sign up by december 23rd for health care coverage. that would go into effect, january 1st, 2014. >>> remember santa claus getting arrested in california. well, he's out on bail. and he's now in south carolina, where he left behind his reindeer. hanging out with marine animals. it's pampt of a program at the south carolina aquarium. those are two different people. only two. >>> weather? ginger? >> let's do that. when it's this quiet, we get to check in on hawaii. what a beautiful ah shot. love to start with that. and a nice early morning in pittsburgh. a little on the cool side. and in the southeast, something to talk about. let's go to myrtle beach. our earth camera there. most of the showers are going to stay offshore. and for most of the southeast, including florida, they will be dry. but showers start to make their way onshore. that's later this afternoon. atlanta today, 52. birmingham, close to
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